Ready-witted sentence example
- In general, the people are lively, good-humoured and ready-witted, fond of pleasure, lazy and extremely superstitious.
- Hitherto, according to all evidence, she had shown herself on all occasions, as on all subsequent occasions she indisputably showed herself, the most fearless, the most keen-sighted, the most ready-witted, the most high-gifted and high-spirited of women; gallant and generous, skilful and practical, never to be cowed by fortune, never to be cajoled by craft; neither more unselfish in her ends nor more unscrupulous in her practice than might have been expected from her training and her creed.
- Seeing such a formidable body of armed men opposed to them, the insurgents dispersedwithout their reckless and ready-witted captain they were helpless (June I 5.
- Whether he was the tool of other and more highly placed malcontents, or whether he was simply a ready-witted adventurer playing his own game, it is hard to determine.